Smoky Hoss

Gold Star - 12,831 Points (01 may 1962 / U.S.A.)

Smoky Hoss Poems

81. Spending Time 4/14/2015
82. Flags Of Flying Fragments 6/23/2015
83. The Way 7/11/2015
84. Edges 9/27/2015
85. Funeral 12/24/2015
86. Where Is? (The Long And The Short Of It) 2/1/2016
87. Universe 2/16/2016
88. The Scales Of Justice 8/15/2016
89. Life's Poetry 8/16/2016
90. Chimes On The Wind 8/19/2016
91. Sanctified 8/22/2016
92. Everything's Alright 9/15/2016
93. Blue Lines On The Map 10/3/2016
94. Home Runs 11/21/2016
95. Waiting 11/25/2016
96. The Stars Are Out Tonight 11/25/2016
97. The Fighting Prophet - Muhammad Ali 11/25/2016
98. The Density Of Thunder 11/30/2016
99. Christmas 12/13/2016
100. Goodbye-Hello 12/16/2016
101. Little Illuminations 1/27/2017
102. Have Mercy 2/16/2017
103. Deft Desire 3/17/2017
104. Blue 3/30/2017
105. Fly 4/7/2017
106. Wild Domestication 3/16/2017
107. Rest In Peace 3/17/2017
108. Tiny Universe 4/19/2017
109. Getting There 6/8/2017
110. The Times Outside Of Time 6/24/2017
111. The Rising Sun Resting 8/19/2017
112. Rain Down 8/24/2017
113. The Family Doctors 8/25/2017
114. Catharsis 8/25/2017
115. Choices 8/25/2017
116. Retirement 8/30/2017
117. The War Room 7/12/2017
118. Climb A Mountain 7/24/2017
119. Passing By 10/13/2017
120. The Woe Of Joe And Moe 10/24/2017

Comments about Smoky Hoss

  • Dee Corpolongo Dee Corpolongo (5/2/2015 2:21:00 AM)

    Smoky, I am sending birthday wishes, to you with lots of love.....
    May 1st is such a special day, a present from up above.
    {{{hugs}}} my friend, and with smiles I will send.

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  • Jim Boone Jim Boone (6/18/2014 5:20:00 PM)

    Smoky, your poetry always leaves me wanting more of your insight and abandon. I love your work. Poem Hunter: I
    am having trouble with reading poems on here of late. When I pull one up it goes before I am finished. Que past?

  • Jim Boone Jim Boone (10/13/2012 5:32:00 AM)

    Smoky, Contact me at We should do some poetry readings together. Jim

  • Cynthia Buhain-baello Cynthia Buhain-baello (3/20/2012 8:00:00 AM)

    I find your poetry beautiful because of the honest heart-truth in it and how spontaneously you lay out that truth in smooth flowing words. I wish I could learn that art!

  • Claudia Krizay Claudia Krizay (1/3/2012 10:33:00 PM)

    Everything I have read of Smokey's is well written and deeply inspirational- and very moving and interesting to read! ! Good work!

  • Juan Olivarez Juan Olivarez (1/3/2012 7:37:00 PM)

    What can I say about Smokey, I know he is a great poet whose morals and positive outlook on life always shine through his words. His love for the great American Southwest which I share has endeared him to me. I can see his values and love for God in all his poetry. I just hope someday to be able to walk the Mojave with this poet who is such an inspiration t so many. Until that day pal, keep em flying.

  • Eric Cockrell (10/14/2011 5:07:00 PM)

    Smoky's a poet with depth of heart, and an understanding of the human condition. always a good read!

  • Patti Masterman (8/31/2011 10:05:00 AM)

    Continuous kindness, class, and deep thinking. That is what I know of Smoky Hoss. His name might convince you he has rough edges: but don't fall for that. He is a splendid writer and I'm glad I've come to know him here at poemhunter. You'll never regret reading his poetry; it will open your eyes to things you never suspected existed, to things you never gave much thought to before..he dreams hope into his messages to the reader, a valuable and lacking commodity in this age.

Best Poem of Smoky Hoss

Aging Poet

Come and see the old poet
Laying in his bed of ashes and dust,
His love in ruins
His mentality frozen by restless rust,
His hungry heart emptied of it's fertile blood
His souls melodic purpose nearly gone,
The mellifluous music now so silent
The end, of a once wonderful and powerful song.

What happened to this poet
With dread you may ask,
The ancient story ofcourse
The evils of age and wear, and so damned many things out there
Working away at his heart, fulfilling their wretched task.

When poets speak truth and beauty into this old ...

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It's Never Shown

Long ago I submitted a poem
That has never here shown;
And I don't understand why...
It makes me cry.

Perhaps, had it shown
Then I would have known,
The spirit of pleasure
That words of another, alone can measure.

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